Vegan BBQ Tempeh Burger

This recipe is totally delicious and a great recipe to make when your vegan friends come over this summer.
Dish Type: main dish Lifestyle: dairy free, vegan, vegetarian



1 pound tempeh, cut into 4 square patties

1/3 cup BBQ sauce

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 

4 crusty rolls, halved

4 garlic pickles sliced into rounds

1 cup arugula



Place tempeh patties into a shallow dish and cover with BBQ sauce, turning to coat. Set aside.

Coat grill with cooking oil and heat to medium high. Alternatively, heat oven to 400 degrees. Remove tempeh from dish and place on grill or bake right in the dish. Grill until dark grill marks appear, turning once, about 10 minutes total. If baking, bake for 20 minutes, turning once.

Place rolls on grill with bottom half placed cut side down, and top half cut side up. Close grill and toast rolls until cheese has melted. Remove from heat.

Assemble burgers by placing Veganaise and sliced pickles on bottom half of roll. Place tempeh on top of pickles. Top tempeh with arugula and top half of roll.

Serve with more BBQ sauce, if desired.